Hispano Suiza Carmen Sagrera Takes Center Stage at Goodwood Festival

Hispano Suiza Carmen Sagrera Takes Center Stage at Goodwood Festival

Hispano Suiza is set to make a triumphant return to the track at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, marking the dynamic premiere of the recently unveiled Hispano Suiza Carmen Sagrera. This definitive hypercar completes the Carmen range.

Celebrating 120 Years of Automotive Excellence
As Hispano Suiza celebrates its 120th anniversary, the brand’s participation in the Goodwood Festival of Speed promises to be more prominent than ever. This prestigious event, which gathers the world’s top car manufacturers and attracts nearly 200,000 visitors over four days, serves as the perfect venue to showcase their latest creations.

A Stronger Presence at Goodwood
This year, Hispano Suiza will have its own stand, welcoming thousands of enthusiasts throughout the event. The company’s latest model, the Carmen Sagrera, will be revealed in the UK for the first time and presented to the media and authorities, including The Duke of Richmond, founder of the event. British model, entrepreneur, and racing driver Jodie Kidd will be the master of ceremonies at the press conference on Thursday, July 11, at 11:00 am.

Debut on the Hillclimb
Hispano Suiza will also participate in the Goodwood Hillclimb, one of the festival’s most eagerly anticipated events. The Hispano Suiza Carmen Sagrera, boasting 1,114 hp of electric power, will make its debut on this iconic stage, driven by Luis Pérez-Sala. Motorsport aficionados will also have the chance to see the Carmen Boulogne on the track, as it climbs Goodwood Hill on Thursday while the Sagrera is on display at the stand.

Exclusive Capsule Collection
The stand will also feature an exclusive pre-sale of Hispano Suiza’s new Capsule Collection, which captures the essence of the Gentleman Driver. This new sporty line harkens back to the company’s competitive roots, offering products such as polo shirts, t-shirts, raincoats, and caps. After the event, the collection will be available for purchase on the brand’s online boutique.

Meet & Greet with Luis Pérez-Sala
Hispano Suiza’s Driver and Brand Ambassador, Luis Pérez-Sala, will host a ‘Meet & Greet’ on Friday, July 12, and Saturday, July 13, offering visitors an immersive experience in the Hispano Suiza universe.

Goodwood Hillclimb Schedule (UK Time)

  • Thursday, July 11: 10:30h, 15:35h
  • Friday, July 12: 12:45h, 16:40h
  • Saturday, July 13: 10:45h, 16:45h
  • Sunday, July 14: 9:55h, 17:05h


The Hispano Suiza Carmen Sagrera
Technological Advancements
Revealed on June 13, 2024, during the company’s 120th anniversary celebration, the Hispano Suiza Sagrera incorporates the brand’s second generation of batteries, with an increased capacity of 103 kWh. The new battery, featuring the latest generation of lithium-ion cells, consists of 15 modules of 24 cells, totaling 360 cells, and weighs just 612 kg. It operates at a maximum voltage of over 750VDC, enhancing energy density and extending the driving range to 480 km according to the WLTP cycle.

Enhanced Design and Aerodynamics
The Sagrera’s front-end design boldly embraces its sporty character, with a pointed grille shape paying homage to the luxurious Hispano Suiza Alfonso XIII sports cars of the early 20th century. Redesigned front bonnet vents not only enhance aesthetics but also improve functionality. New side sills complement the rear panel’s design, and a large spoiler resembling stork wings—a tribute to the brand’s logo—enhances aerodynamics.

Performance and Power
The Sagrera features four 205 kW (around 275 hp) motors, delivering a combined power output of 1,114 hp and 1,160 Nm of torque, with a 0 to 100 km/h time of just 2.6 seconds. The motors are axial-flux permanent magnet and connected in series, ensuring optimal track performance and efficient torque transfer to the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S tyres.

Advanced Suspension and Braking Systems
The Sagrera’s suspension system, designed based on extensive dynamic simulations, delivers racing-level performance. Both axles feature a deformable parallelogram suspension with adjustable shock absorbers, along with coil springs adjustable in hardness and . The car is equipped with 400mm carboceramic discs on both axles, capable of withstanding intense braking demands.

Technical Specifications

  • Kerb Weight: 1875* kg
  • Length: 4771 mm
  • Width: 2382 mm
  • Height: 1242 mm
  • Max Power: 820 kW / 1114 hp
  • Max Torque: 1150 Nm
  • Range: 480 km / 298 miles (WLTP)
  • 0-100 km/h: 2.6 s**
  • Battery Pack: 15 modules, 103 kWh (upgradable), 360 cells, 740 V, liquid cooling

*Depending on final configuration. **Depending on final gear ratio.

Hispano Suiza’s return to the Goodwood Festival of Speed with the Carmen Sagrera marks a significant milestone in the brand’s illustrious history. This event not only celebrates the company’s 120th anniversary but also showcases the remarkable technological advancements and timeless elegance of their latest hypercar. Enthusiasts and industry experts alike eagerly anticipate witnessing the Carmen Sagrera’s performance on the iconic Goodwood Hillclimb.

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